Shabdaratnavali, Śabdaratnāvalī, Shabda-ratnavali: 3 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śabdaratnāvalī can be transliterated into English as Sabdaratnavali or Shabdaratnavali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kosha (encyclopedic lexicons)Source: Shodhganga: Technical study of the dictionaries published in Sanskrit language since 1800 AD
Śabdaratnāvalī (शब्दरत्नावली) is a synonymous lexicon, almost follows the Bhūriprayoga in arrangement. The work is ascribed to Mathureśa (between 1600 and 1650 A.D.). The lexicon has fourteen sections called vargās.
Kosha (कोश, kośa) refers to Sanskrit lexicons intended to provide additional information regarding technical terms used in religion, philosophy and the various sciences (shastra). The oldest extant thesaurus (kosha) dates to the 4th century AD.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Śabdaratnāvalī (शब्दरत्नावली) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[grammatical] by Appā Sūri. Burnell. 41^b.
2) Śabdaratnāvalī (शब्दरत्नावली):—lex. Rādh. 11.
—a vocabulary of materia medica. L. 2926.
3) Śabdaratnāvalī (शब्दरत्नावली):—lexicon, by Mathureśa. Compiled according to Colebrooke in 1666. Io. 1512. 1585. Oxf. 192^b. 193^a. L. 354 (Nānārtha). 1105.
4) Śabdaratnāvalī (शब्दरत्नावली):—lex. by Mathureśa. Stein 54 (Nānārtha inc.).
5) Śabdaratnāvali (शब्दरत्नावलि):—Tod 105 (inc.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śabdaratnāvalī (शब्दरत्नावली):—[=śabda-ratnāvalī] [from śabda-ratna > śabda > śabd] f. Name of grammars and dictionaries.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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